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Day and Night World Map

The map below shows the current position of the Sun and the Moon. It shows which parts of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

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Position of the Sun

On Wednesday, July 24, 2013 at 01:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 51' North, Longitude: 155° 21' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.42 meters/second, 1571.1 km/hour, 976.2 miles/hour or 848.3 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.27 miwest0° 00' 00.5"0.01 misouth16.27 mi
1 hour14° 59' 59.3"975.99 miwest0° 00' 31.5"0.60 misouth976.01 mi
24 hours0° 00' 11.8"0.22 mieast0° 12' 45.8"14.64 misouth14.64 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, July 24, 2013 at 01:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 08' South, Longitude: 7° 37' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.75 meters/second, 1583.1 km/hour, 983.7 miles/hour or 854.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.6"16.39 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 minorth16.40 mi
1 hour14° 26' 39.6"983.63 miwest0° 11' 05.6"12.71 minorth984.00 mi
24 hours13° 00' 16.0"885.59 mieast4° 37' 32.0"317.89 minorth946.00 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Wake IslandWed 1:44 PM1187 km737 miles641 nmEast E
HagåtñaWed 11:44 AM1332 km828 miles719 nmWest-southwest WSW
PalikirWed 12:44 PM1464 km909 miles790 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MajuroWed 1:44 PM2215 km1376 miles1196 nmSoutheast SE
YokohamaWed 10:44 AM2314 km1438 miles1250 nmNorthwest NW
TokyoWed 10:44 AM2330 km1448 miles1258 nmNorthwest NW
NagoyaWed 10:44 AM2482 km1542 miles1340 nmNorthwest NW
OsakaWed 10:44 AM2552 km1586 miles1378 nmNorthwest NW
KyotoWed 10:44 AM2554 km1587 miles1379 nmNorthwest NW
KobeWed 10:44 AM2578 km1602 miles1392 nmNorthwest NW
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